October 20, 2006 RSS feed / Community

LIPA Plan Against Severe Storm Damage

The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) has announced that it will undertake a new multi-faceted, $500 million, 20-year program to reduce the amount of damage that can be inflicted upon the electric Transmission and Distribution (T&D) System by severe More...

Pheffer Warns Homeowners On Equity Theft

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer wants area homeowners to be on the lookout for home equity theft scams in the area. More...

Weiner Gets Top Score From Conservationists

Representative Anthony Weiner has received a perfect score from the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) for his work in Congress this year. More...

Annual Halloween Parade Set For Sunday

The Rockaway Chamber of Commerce, Benjamin-Beachwood LLC and City Councilman Joseph Adabbo will sponsor Rockaway's annual Halloween Parade this Sunday, October 29. More...

At North Fork Theatre

Jackie Mason, 'The Ultimate Jew'

Live Nation presents Jackie Mason, "The Ultimate Jew," More...

Trick Or Treat Safely This Year

Halloween is a time of fun for children, but it can be scary for parents and drivers. Children are often out after dark, crossing busy streets, and perhaps going to unfamiliar homes. More...

Red Cross Training Opportunities

The American Red Cross in Greater New York has released its Fourth Quarter 2006 Safety and Preparedness Training Schedule. More...

Solid Rock SDA Church Community Guest Day

The Solid Rock Seventh Day Adventist Church, 52-05 Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Far Rockaway, is hosting a Community Guest Day on Saturday, October 21. The morning will start with Sabbath School at 9:30 a.m. and Divine Worship at 11:15 a.m. More...

Call A Dentist Toll-Free On 10/24

Dentists from the New York State Dental Association will answer oral health questions via a toll-free line, 1-877-833-8479 or 1-877-TEETH RX for the Association's Dial-A-Smile on Tuesday, October 24 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. More...

Retro69 To Play Graybeards Fundraiser

The Graybeards are hosting a fundraiser to benefit the Caffrey-Conroy Learning Center on Saturday, November 18 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at The Bayhouse, 500 Bayside in Breezy Point. More...

100 Precinct Council Hosts Oktoberfest Breakfast

The 100 Precinct Community Council hosted its annual Oktoberfest Breakfast at the Beach Club More...

RAA Hosts After School Event For KidsmArt Program

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer addresses children, teens and Artistic Instructors More...

Milestones

Jayla Rose Timothy Born

Airman Jonathan W. Timothy, who grew up in the Rockaways More...

Ameira Namya Green Born September 18

Tina and Studs Green welcomed their newborn daughter, Ameira Namya More...

Dogs (and Owners) Have 'Bark Day'Blast

Lots of dogs and their owners gathered on the boardwalk at Beach 104 Street on Saturday, October 14 for It's My More...

PS 114 Students/RAA Create Mural

Over the summer, Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) president Geoff Rawling and PS/MS 114 students designed and painted a mural in the vestibule of the school. More...

Public School Standardized Math Scores

The State Education Department has released standardized math test scores and percentages from city schools from a March 2006 test. Here are the passing rates for District 27 schools on the peninsula and Broad Channel: More...

Special Election Coverage Begins In Next Week's Wave

With the general election on November 7 coming up in two weeks, next week The Wave will highlight the campaign platforms of the two candidates in the only local contested race - the State Assembly seat in the 23 Assembly District. More...

Gas Main Break Shuts Down B. 116 Street

Construction crews digging the southern end of Beach 116 Street on Wednesday afternoon cut a gas main, closing down that portion of the vital shopping street during a busy lunchtime period. More...

Fisherman's Body Pulled From Water

The body of a Brooklyn fisherman was pulled from the ocean one week after he slipped from the Rockaway Point Jetty and disappeared, police said. More...

HHC Cancels Neponsit Home Meeting

Local Pressure Forces Agency To Set Rockaway Venue

The Health and Hospitals Corporation abruptly cancelled a public hearing regarding the transfer of the Neponsit Health Center facility to the City of New York, a hearing that was to be held at the Queens Hospital Center in Jamaica on October 18 and t More...

100 Precinct Police Tips For A Safe Halloween

Anti-Crime Officer Says, 'Be Careful Out There'

The NYPD wants to remind residents that Halloween is one of the most enjoyable days of the year for children, but parents should be aware of the potential risks that can affect children who are not supervised properly. More...

Once Young, Now Old-timers

This photograph of the Kindergarten 4 class at PS 42 in Arverne was found by a resident cleaning out an old Rockaway building. The children in the picture, who were most likely five years old at the time, are now in their mid-fifties. More...

PBS Retirement Special On November 7

Thinking about retiring soon and not sure you've covered all your bases? More...

Legion Legislative Breakfast October 28

The Queens County American Legion Annual Legislative Breakfast will be held at American Legion Broad Channel Post 1404, 209 Crossbay Boulevard in Broad Channel, on Saturday, October 28. More...

Margert Corporation's Home Fair 2006

A newly funded program for persons with disabilities called More...

'Malice In Underland' Halloween Extravaganza

The Rockaway Artists Alliance's Halloween weekend extravaganza, "Malice in Underland," will take place every night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. from October 28 thru October 31 at the T-7 Building in Ft. Tilden. More...

American Legion Legislative Breakfast

The Queens County American Legion Annual Legislative Breakfast will be held at American Legion Broad Channel Post 1404, 209 Crossbay Boulevard in Broad Channel, on Saturday, October 28. More...

Sanitation Department's Seasonal Leaf Collection

This year, after raking fallen leaves from yards and sweeping the gutters, sidewalks and catch basins, Queens residents can put out their collections to be turned into compost as part of New York City Sanitation's More...

Addabbo Calls On City To Retain Fire Patrol

City Council Member Joseph P. More...

7,000 Queens Residents Walk To Strike Out Breast Cancer

The weather was sunny and cool as over 7,000 Queens residents spent the morning and early afternoon of October 15 walking to raise money and awareness in the annual American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Queens Bouleva More...

Rename Rockaway Beach Boulevard For Monsignor William Burke

Rockaway Beach Boulevard, between Beach 100 Street and Beach 95 Street, was More...

Justin R.Leandré Celebrates 1st Birthday

Justin R. Leandré turned one on Tuesday, October 10. His parents are Latesha More...

Floyd Bennett Celebrates 75 Years This Weekend

The National Park Service will commemorate Floyd Bennett Field's 75th anniversary as New York City's first municipal airport and the 65th anniversary of Naval Air Station - New York, with a host of activities on Saturday, October 21. More...

Local Visits Rockaway Beach,Missouri

Dotty Brown and Mike Greenstein of Rockaway traveled to Branson, Missouri More...

NorthFork Theatre At Westbury

'Hot Autumn Night' October 21 Tommy James, Turtles, Grass Roots On Bill

Live Nation presents a special HOT AUTUMN NIGHT starring Tommy James & The Shondells, The Turtles, The Grass Roots and The Buckinghams at the North Fork Theatre at Westbury Saturday, October 21st. More...

PS/MS 43 Students Sketch Manhattan Skyline

Seventh grade students from PS/ MS 43 recently braved the rainy weather and traveled to the Brooklyn More...


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